Brush Creek Cemetery in Brush Creek, TN will hold decoration services and business meeting on Sunday, May 28 at 2:00 p.m. For anyone unable to attend, mail donations to Sue Collins, 18 Switchboard Rd., Brush Creek, TN 38547.
UT Extension Agent April Martin will be holding free Tai Chi for Arthritis classes for Senior Citizens at the Senior Center during the month of May and June. Tai Chi has been proven to be very effective for arthritis and fall prevention. The classes will be held from 11:15 – 12:15 each Tuesday: May 16, 23, and 30, as well as June 6, 13, and 27th. There is no charge for the six week class. The only requirement is that participants are Senior Citizens. The classes will be held in the Senior Center at the DeKalb County Complex.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a Driver License Checkpoint on May 26th at State Route 56 in DeKalb County.
DCHS Climate Crew is coordinating with different clubs and teams at the high school to have a school beautification day on May 22, 2017. We will be painting bathrooms and putting inspirational quotes on the walls, cleaning up the landscaping, and other projects to make our school look better. Students will be putting in the work. This will give them ownership and encourage them to take care of their school. We would like to ask the community to donate items to help out. Some things that are needed are paint brushes, paint rollers, paint trays, old sheets to use as drop cloths, gas for weed eaters, rakes, wheel barrows, money to buy paint, etc. If you would like more information please contact Sara Halliburton (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Sara Young (email@example.com) at DCHS. You can also call 615-597-4094.
The families of Monroe and Malissa Parsley Blair and Wash and Ada Manus Blair request your presence at their family Reunion on June 18, 2017 in the Lucky Community on 8406 Lucky Road McMinnville Tn. 37110 .Bring a covered dish and drink. Time: 9am -until . Bring and share memories with black and white pictures.
Community Calendar Events: Health Adventure Activities for May
·FREE Community Health Adventure activities sponsored by Saint Thomas DeKalb and the DeKalb Prevention Coalition
·Tuesday, May 9th at 5:30 p.m. - Healthy Snack Planning at Green Brook Park - healthy snacks will be served
·Wednesday, May 10th at 12noon - Community Wellness Walk - meet on Smithville City Hall side of Courthouse
·Wednesday, May 17th at 11 a.m. - Older Americans Day in the DeKalb County Complex
·Monday and Wednesdays 5pm-6:30pm - Martial Arts in the DeKalb County Complex
Every Wednesday in DeKalb County Complex:
·Walking Club - 8 a.m.
·Chair Volleyball - 9 a.m.
·Art Classes - contact the library for details 597-4359
·Gentle Yoga - 4 p.m.
·Power Yoga - 6:30 p.m.
The DeKalb County Schools Art Exhibit featuring art from the students of DeKalb County will be Saturday, May 27 from 1-3 p.m. at the DeKalb County Complex, 712 South Congress Boulevard, Smithville. For more information contact Susan Hinton 615-597-9300, Art Chairman. Sponsored by the Smithville Study Club
Smithville Elementary Upcoming Events for May 2017
Wednesday, May 3
-1st Grade field trip to the zoo
Friday, May 5
-Kindergarten Science Day
Monday, May 8
-Kindergarten field trip to Discovery Center: Howard, Agee, Jones, Bouldin, Williams
-2nd Grade Beach BBQ Day
Tuesday, May 9
-Kindergarten field trip to Discovery Center: Young, Trapp, Midgett, Huling, Malone
-9:00am 1st Grade Spelling Bee
Wednesday, May 10
-9:00am Kindergarten Spelling Bee
Thursday, May 11
-9:00am 2nd Grade Spelling Bee
-1st Grade Science Day
Friday, May 12
-Spring Fun Day
Tuesday, May 16
- 8:00am – 1:00pm Preschool & Kindergarten Pre-Registration
-3:00pm – 6:00pm Preschool & Kindergarten Pre-Registration
(Translators will be available at this time to assist with paperwork)
-10:00am 2nd Grade Talent Show at the Community Complex
Wednesday, May 17
-AR Field Trip-Green Brook Park
Thursday, May 18
-1st Grade End of Year Celebration
Friday, May 19
-Kindergarten Luau Day
-2nd Grade Field Trip Cumberland Caverns
Monday, May 22
-8:30am PreK Graduation at the Community Complex for all PreK classes
-1:00pm Kindergarten Graduation at the Community Complex: Howard & Trapp
-2nd grade Awards Day-held in individual classrooms
Tuesday, May 23
-9:00am Kindergarten Graduation at the Community Complex : Agee & Jones
-1:00pm Kindergarten Graduation at the Community Complex: Midgett & Cr. Young
Wednesday, May 24
-9:00am Kindergarten Graduation at the Community Complex: Bouldin & Huling
-1:00pm Kindergarten Graduation at the Community Complex: Malone & Williams
Thursday, May 25
-Administrative Day-no school for students
Friday, May 26
-Last Day of School
UCHRA would like to invite anyone 55 years or older who meets the eligibility guidelines to be a part of their Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). This program provides on-the-job training for older individuals seeking gainful employment in the Upper Cumberland region. This training is twenty hours per week at the current minimum wage with government and non-profit agencies. They provide assessment and testing services to determine your present skill level and for the types of occupations you would like to train. They conduct workshops to teach people the best methods for finding, applying, interviewing, getting, and keeping the right job. They can also refer you to the Tennessee Career Center for basic computer training as well as other employment and training programs. If you have any questions or would like to see if you are eligible, please call (931) 520-9624 or come by the UCHRA Central Office located at 580 S. Jefferson, Suite B, Cookeville TN 38501.
A Well Child Physical Exam is required for all children entering Head Start, Pre-K, and Kindergarten. Please call to schedule an appointment so your child can register for school. Call the DeKalb County Health Department at 615-597-7599
2606 McMinnville Hwy
Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: 615 597-4265
FAX: 615 597-6025